Where can I buy naloxone in Saskatoon?
SHA. Estevan Addiction Services. 1174 Nicholson Road, Estevan, SK, S4A 2V3.
How much does a naloxone kit cost in Canada?
Pharmacies may order pre- assembled standardized naloxone kits directly through The Control Group or McKesson Canada. The price of naloxone varies by pharmacy. One media source has indicated that the injectable form may cost patients $50–$70 for a two-dose kit.
Can you keep a naloxone kit in your car?
Do not store your Naloxone Kit in an outside location, like in your car, where extreme temperature fluctuations can occur.
Can naloxone be self administered?
Naloxone is usually not self-administered. Tell others about the possible need to use naloxone, how to use it, and where it’s kept in case of overdose.
How can I get a free naloxone kit?
Every Co-op Pharmacy is participating in the program and will have trained staff on-site to show you how to use the Naloxone kit. Drop in to a location near you receive your at-home Naloxone kit. The kits are available to any Albertan, with no charge to the patient and no Alberta Health care card required.
Where can I get naloxone for free?
Where can I get naloxone? Naloxone in the form of the Nyxoid® nasal spray and Prenoxad® pre-filled syringe are available for free without a prescription from registered community pharmacies, Needle and Syringe Programs (NSP) and participating non-government organisations (NGOs) and private services in NSW.
What is a take home naloxone kit?
Getting Started – THN program Naloxone is an unscheduled drug for emergency use in the community. Albertans can obtain it without a prescription and free of charge from all sites that are registered with the Alberta Health Services (AHS) Take Home Naloxone program.
Why is narcan illegal?
The Food and Drug Administration approved the drug in 1971, but it is assuming an important role in recent years due to the opioid addiction crisis in the United States. It is a drug, not a controlled substance, so there is no issue of abuse. Laws vary from state to state for the use of Narcan.
How much does a Narcan kit cost?
Cost of naloxone: Depending on the specific form of naloxone used by the department, the cost of a single naloxone rescue kit ranges from approximately $22-$60 for intranasal kits.